BASKETBALL SEASON IS UNDERWAY! BE SURE TO CHECK THE P&R WEBSITE, CALENDAR AND THE SCHOOL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. I URGE ALL INTERESTED TO BE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR THE P&R CONSTANT CONTACT E-MAIL LIST AS WELL FOR CURRENT INFORMATION.
YOUTH BASKETBALL CLINICS
P&R DIRECTOR BEN VAIL IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING CLINIC DATES AND TIMES FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON:
OFFICIALS NEEDED! IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING FOR A GAME OR TWO, PLEASE CONTACT BEN VAIL AT THE TOWN OFFICE: 372-6363 OR 701-9754.
WE ARE ALSO IN GREAT NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO KEEP THE BOOK OR RUN THE CLOCK AT GAMES. IF YOU CAN HELP, PLEASE CONTACT THE P&R DIRECTOR AT THE NUMBERS ABOVE.
ST. GEORGE SKI PROGRAM
NOTE CHANGE OF START DATE
OUR COMMUNITY SKIING PROGRAM BEGINS JANUARY 29TH AND CONTINUES EACH THURSDAY FROM 4-8 PM AT THE CAMDEN SNOWBOWL UNTIL MARCH 5TH, MINUS FEBRUARY VACATION WEEK. THE SNOWBOWL HAS UNDERGONE SOME EXCITING RENOVATIONS AND THIS PROMISES TO BE A GREAT SKIIING SEASON. THIS YEAR, RATES WILL BE $15.00 EACH FOR LESSONS, RENTALS AND LIFT TICKETS OR $35.00 FOR ALL THREE TOGETHER. YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR SKIING BEGINNING ON MONDAY MORNING EACH WEEK OF THE PROGRAM AND SIGN UPS CLOSE WEDNESDAY AT NOON. THERE IS INITIAL REGISTRATION PAPERWORK THAT MUST BE COMPLETED THE FIRST WEEK, BUT AFTER THAT YOU CAN SIMPLY SIGN UP AND PAY. ALL SKI PROGRAM BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED AT THE ST. GEORGE TOWN OFFICE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT P&R DIRECTOR, BEN VAIL AT 372-6363 OR 701-9754.
YOUTH SPORTS SIGN UP OPPORTUNITIES:
1. IN PERSON AT THE YOUTH CLINICS.
2. ANYTIME ON LINE BY CLICKING ON THE LINK IN THE RIGHT MARGIN (2014-15 ALL SPORTS REGISTRATION)
3. AT THE STG SCHOOL OFFICE.
4. AT THE TOWN OFFICE DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS. NOTE: THE TOWN OFFICE IS OPEN UNTIL 7 PM ON WEDNESDAYS!
St. George Community Sailing Foundation
Teaching sailing to young people ages 9-18
We sail Hunter 90s, 420s, and daysailers, and we operate out of Blueberry Cove off of Hart’s Neck Road in Tenants Harbor.
NEXT LUNCHEON: FEBRUARY 10 AT 11:30. IN ADDITION TO OUR POT LUCK OFFERINGS, THERE WILL BE TURKEY AND THE FIXINS' FOR LUNCH. AFTER LUNCH, WE WILL HEAR A PRESENTATION FROM NEIL LASH, DIRECTOR OF THE MEDOMAK HEIRLOOM SEED PROJECT. HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL ON THE 10TH!
PROGRAM NOTE FOR TENNIS PLAYERS: DUE TO CRACKING IN THE COURT PAINT SURFACE, THE COURT WILL BE REPAINTED AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED. WHEN THOSE ARRANGEMENTS ARE FINALIZED, THERE WILL BE ANNOUNCEMENTS POSTED HERE REGARDING CLOSING THE COURTS SO THE WORK CAN BE COMPLETED.
LOOK FOR ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE OPENING OF THE COURTS IN APRIL OF 2015. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE AND RESPECTFUL USE OF OUR COURTS!
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PARKS & RECREATION COMMITTEE MEETING
The next committee meeting will be FEBRUARY 9 at 6 PM in the St George Town Office. The agenda will be posted no later than early February. These meetings are open to the public and all are invited to attend.
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ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS
When: Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 8:00am-8:45am Where: At the Town Office (Above the Fire Station) For Whom: Open to all interested
Contact: Angie Vachon C.P.T. @
ADULT EXERCISE CLASSES RETURN THURSDAY, DEC 4!
TUES-THURS 4:10-4:55 - $8.00 PER SESSION AT THE TOWN OFFICE. FMI OR TO REGISTER FOR THE CLASS, CONTACT INSTRUCTOR ANGELA VACHON AT 542-2720
FUN FOR ALL AGES
St. George Bicycle Route:
Enjoy a scenic ride along this route
See link in right margin for more information
Tennis Courts- Open to the public
Located at The Big Ball Field
on Route 131 in Tenants Harbor
(1 mile south of the Town Office/ Fire Station/ School)
See Link in right margin for more information on the Town Forest and Fort Point Trails.
Parks & Recreation Committee Information
Raymond Upham, Chairperson
Meghan Miller, Vice-chairperson
The Parks & Recreation Committee shall oversee all resources,
facilities & programs of a recreational nature, strive to maintain
and improve the physical and mental fitness of the community, and
administer, in cooperation with the Town Manager, the recreational
programs to include all segments of the community on a year round basis.
Past P & R Committee responsibilities have included, but have not been limited to:
Monthly committee meetings with the P & R Director for updates & idea sharing.
Participate in department sponsored events as much a possible (IE; Saturday basketball games, events, fund raisers, etc.)
Assist in event set-up, operations, clean-up & fund raising whenever possible.
Help promote and advertise the department’s events & offerings
Follow the department’s “Mission Statement”, “Core Values” & “Vision Statement”
Respect and adhere to the department’s policies and guidelines.
Promote good sportsmanship, fair play & leadership by example
Assist in recruiting volunteer coaches, umpires, referees, and other helpers
The Parks & Rec. Committee consists of seven voting members and
two or more alternate members that are appointed annually by the Select
The Parks & Rec. Director attends the monthly P & R Committee
meetings to update members on activities and to coordinate efforts to
further the goals of the Committee.
Volunteer applications for the P & R Committee and all
coaching positions are available for printing in the column to the right
St. George Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for scheduling, prepping and maintaining multiple fields, courts, parks and playgrounds for the many spring, summer & fall youth sports activities, teams & leagues.
The P & R department also organizes, oversees & maintains local winter youth basketball teams and leagues from 3rd-6th grade. We host the traditional "Mussel Ridge Hoops Basketball Tournament" for 3rd/4th graders in March as well as offer free basketball & soccer clinics for children in kindergarten, first and second grade.
In addition, the department organizes, oversees and sponsors programs for adults and local senior citizens.
The Parks & Recreation Department's offerings for "St. George Days" include the Marshall Point 5K Lighthouse Loop, The Old Timers Softball Game and Father-Son, Mother Daughter Games.